Proceedings and Addresses of the Annual Session

Proceedings and Addresses of the Annual Session

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...fatal cases. A somewhat unusual symptom was complete suppression of urine, which occurred in three cases, requiring prompt and energetic measures for its relief. Altogether there were one hundred and thirty-one cases in the school department, with one death, a mortality of about.75 per cent. (.763): while in the asylum department, with seventy-six cases and ten deaths, the mortality was over 13 per cent. (13.15). Our high mortality among our low-grade cases is ascribed to the cold, changeable weather prevailing at the time, and to the strong tendency to meningeal inflammation as a complication. Rilliet and Barthez, in one hundred and thirty-one cases of complicated measles in hospital practice, lost eighty-nine, a mortality of over two-thirds. Meigs and Pepper report fifty-three cases of complicated measles, with six fatal cases, a mortality of about 11% per cent. That this disease has been of a severe type throughout the State the first season is proved by the weekly mortality reports from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, the two principal cities of our State, where the deathrate from 'measles has formed a considerable percentage of the entire mortality, two weeks of the year showing as high a rate as 6.50 per cent. and 7.75 per cent. in Philadelphia, and 12.05 per cent. and 16.51 per cent. in Pittsburgh.. INSTITUTION DISCIPLINE. By DR. WILLIAM B. FISH, Lincoln, Illinois. Read at the Laketrille Meetzhg, -1887. AMONG the many questions addressed to those engaged in the care and training of feeble-minded children are the following: "How do you maintain discipline in your institution?" "What are your methods of punishment?" Questions of this character are the first asked by the anxious parent; almost the first by...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946421
  • 9781236946423